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Date Of BirthApril 8, 1963
SpouseSusie Porter

Terry Porter (born May 29, 1963) is an American former professional basketball player and coach. He played 17 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA). After his playing career, he coached the Minnesota Timberwolves, the Portland Trail Blazers and the Phoenix Suns.

Porter was born in Detroit, Michigan. His father, Terry Porter Sr., was a former basketball player at the University of Detroit. His mother, Theresa, was a schoolteacher. He has three brothers and two sisters.

Porter attended John Marshall High School in Detroit. He played college basketball at the University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point. He was named a Division III All-American in 1985.

Porter was drafted by the Portland Trail Blazers in the 1985 NBA draft. He played for the Trail Blazers for eight seasons. He was named to the NBA All-Star team in 1991 and 1992. He was traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves in 1993. He played for the Timberwolves for six seasons. He was traded to the San Antonio Spurs in 1999. He played for the Spurs for two seasons. He was traded to the Atlanta Hawks in 2001. He played for the Hawks for one season. He was traded to the Detroit Pistons in 2002. He played for the Pistons for two seasons. He retired from playing in 2003.

Porter began his coaching career as an assistant coach with the Milwaukee Bucks in 2003. He was hired as the head coach of the Minnesota Timberwolves in 2007. He was fired from that position in 2009. He was hired as the head coach of the Portland Trail Blazers in 2009. He was fired from that position in 2012. He was hired as an assistant coach with the Phoenix Suns in 2013. He became the interim head coach of the Suns in 2014. He was not retained as the head coach after that season.

General Info

Full NameTerry Porter
Date Of BirthApril 8, 1963
Height1.91 m
Weight88 kg
ProfessionBasketball player, Coach
EducationUniversity of Wisconsin–Stevens Point


SpouseSusie Porter
ChildrenMalcolm Porter, Brianna Porter, Franklin Porter


AwardsNational Basketball Association Awards - J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award
NominationsAcademy Award for Best Sound Mixing, BAFTA Award for Best Sound, Satellite Award for Best Sound, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Informational Programming, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Sound Mixing - Drama Series, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Film Sound...

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Sound Department

Pocahontas1995rerecording mixer
A Pyromaniac's Love Story1995re-recording mixer
Houseguest1995re-recording mixer
Exit to Eden1994sound re-recordist: Buena Vista Sound
In the Army Now1994sound re-recording mixer: post-production
The Return of Jafar1994Video re-recording mixer
The Lion King1994re-recording mixer - as Terry Porter C.A.S.
Holy Matrimony1994re-recording mixer
Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit1993re-recording mixer
The Three Musketeers1993re-recording mixer
The Nightmare Before Christmas1993rerecording mixer
Cool Runnings1993re-recording mixer
Hocus Pocus1993re-recording mixer
Son in Law1993re-recording mixer
A Far Off Place1993re-recording mixer
Heartbeat1993TV Movie re-recording mixer
Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey1993rerecording mixer: Buena Vista Sound - as Terry Porter C.A.S.
To Be an Astronaut1992Documentary short re-recording mixer
Aladdin1992re-recording mixer
Sister Act1992re-recording mixer
Newsies1992rerecording mixer - as Terry Porter C.A.S.
Father of the Bride1991re-recording mixer
Beauty and the Beast1991re-recording mixer
Late for Dinner1991re-recording mixer
Dead Again1991re-recording mixer
What About Bob?1991re-recording mixer
Toy Soldiers1991re-recording mixer
Changes1991TV Movie re-recording mixer
The Rescuers Down Under1990re-recording mixer
Mr. Destiny1990re-recording mixer
Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael1990re-recording mixer
Arachnophobia1990re-recording mixer
Roller Coaster Rabbit1990Short sound mixer
Hunter1990TV Series re-recording mixer - 1 episode
Pretty Woman1990re-recording mixer
The Little Mermaid1989re-recording mixer
Gross Anatomy1989re-recording mixer
When Harry Met Sally...1989re-recording mixer
Back to Neverland1989Short re-recording engineer - uncredited
Running Away1989TV Movie re-recording mixer
Wiseguy1987-1989TV Series re-recording mixer - 5 episodes
Leviathan1989re-recording mixer
Chances Are1989assistant sound editor
The Big Picture1989re-recording mixer
Three Fugitives1989re-recording mixer
Rain Man1988re-recording mixer
The Good Mother1988re-recording mixer
Sweet Hearts Dance1988sound mixer
Cocktail1988re-recording mixer
Out of Time1988TV Movie re-recording mixer
Big Business1988re-recording mixer
Bad Dreams1988re-recording mixer
The Seventh Sign1988re-recording mixer
Good Morning, Vietnam1987re-recording mixer
The Killing Time1987re-recording mixer
Prince of Darkness1987re-recording mixer
Like Father Like Son1987re-recording mixer
Fatal Attraction1987re-recording mixer
Adventures in Babysitting1987re-recording mixer
Barfly1987re-recording mixer: The Disney Sound Facility - as Terry Porter C.A.S.
Her Secret Life1987TV Movie re-recording mixer
Tin Men1987re-recording mixer
Christmas Eve1986TV Movie re-recording mixer
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home1986re-recording mixer
Hoosiers1986re-recording mixer
Circle of Violence: A Family Drama1986TV Movie re-recording mixer
Avenging Force1986re-recording mixer
Where the River Runs Black1986re-recording mixer
That's Life!1986re-recording mixer
Nothing in Common1986re-recording mixer
Violets Are Blue...1986re-recording mixer
Just Between Friends1986re-recording mixer
At Close Range1986re-recording mixer
Rainbow War1985Short sound mixer
Head Office1985re-recording mixer
Love Is Never Silent1985TV Movie dialogue mixer
Krush Groove1985sound re-recording engineer
Pee-wee's Big Adventure1985re-recording mixer
The Heavenly Kid1985re-recording mixer
Space1985TV Mini-Series re-recording mixer - 4 episodes
Wallenberg: A Hero's Story1985TV Movie re-recording mixer
Surviving1985TV Movie re-recording mixer
Micki + Maude1984re-recording mixer
The Ratings Game1984TV Movie re-recording mixer
Silent Night, Deadly Night1984re-recording mixer
The Terminator1984re-recording mixer
The Cowboy and the Ballerina1984TV Movie sound recordist
All of Me1984re-recording mixer
The Woman in Red1984re-recording mixer
The Jesse Owens Story1984TV Movie re-recording mixer
Under the Volcano1984re-recording mixer
Racing with the Moon1984re-recording mixer
A Streetcar Named Desire1984TV Movie sound
The Osterman Weekend1983re-recording mixer
Strangers Kiss1983re-recording mixer
Mausoleum1983re-recording mixer
Time Walker1982re-recording mixer
Friday the 13th Part III1982re-recording mixer
Night Shift1982re-recording mixer
Summer Lovers1982re-recording mixer
Nero Wolfe1981TV Series re-recording mixer
Word of Honor1981TV Movie re-recording mixer
Amber Waves1980TV Movie sound mixer
Bambi1942re-recording mixer: Buena Vista Sound Studios - restorated version
The Zookeeper's Wife2017re-recording mixer completed
Monster Trucks2016re-recording mixer
Office Christmas Party2016re-recording mixer
Bad Santa 22016re-recording mixer
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows2016re-recording mixer
Daddy's Home2015re-recording mixer
The Big Short2015re-recording mixer
Ted 22015re-recording mixer
Fifty Shades of Grey2015re-recording mixer
McFarland, USA2015re-recording mixer
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2014re-recording mixer
A Million Ways to Die in the West2014re-recording mixer
Transcendence2014/Ire-recording mixer
Melanie2013Short sound editor
Snowpiercer2013sound re-recording mixer: Technicolor at Paramount
The Smurfs 22013re-recording mixer
World War Z2013additional sound re-recording mixer: U.K.
Jack Reacher2012re-recording mixer
Ted2012re-recording mixer
The Smurfs2011re-recording mixer
You Again2010re-recording mixer
The Last Song2010re-recording mixer
G-Force2009re-recording mixer
Ghosts of Girlfriends Past2009re-recording mixer
Race to Witch Mountain2009re-recording mixer
Coraline2009re-recording mixer - uncredited
High School Musical 3: Senior Year2008re-recording mixer
Beverly Hills Chihuahua2008re-recording mixer
The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian2008re-recording mixer
The Game Plan2007re-recording mixer
Underdog2007re-recording mixer
U2 3D2007Documentary additional sound re-recording mixer
Georgia Rule2007re-recording mixer
Wild Hogs2007re-recording mixer
The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause2006re-recording mixer
Invincible2006re-recording mixer
Brother Bear 22006Video re-recording mixer - uncredited
Keeping Up with the Steins2006re-recording mixer
16 Blocks2006re-recording mixer
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe2005re-recording mixer
Sky High2005re-recording mixer
Herbie Fully Loaded2005re-recording mixer
Tarzan II2005Video re-recording mixer - uncredited
Ice Princess2005re-recording mixer
Coach Carter2005re-recording mixer
Mulan II2004Video re-recording mixer - uncredited
Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow2004re-recording mixer
Mr 30002004re-recording mixer
The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement2004re-recording mixer
Raising Helen2004re-recording mixer
Connie and Carla2004re-recording mixer
Home on the Range2004re-recording mixer
The Haunted Mansion2003re-recording mixer
Timeline2003re-recording mixer
Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star2003re-recording mixer
Freaky Friday2003re-recording mixer
Treasure Planet2002re-recording mixer
The Santa Clause 22002re-recording mixer
Lilo & Stitch2002re-recording mixer
Ultimate X: The Movie2002Documentary short re-recording mixer
Return to Never Land2002re-recording mixer
The Majestic2001re-recording mixer
The Princess Diaries2001re-recording mixer - uncredited
Spirited Away2001sound re-recording mixer: U.S.
John Henry2000Short re-recording mixer
The Emperor's New Groove2000re-recording mixer
The Little Mermaid 2: Return to the Sea2000Video re-recording mixer
The Kid2000re-recording mixer
Dinosaur2000re-recording mixer: Buena Vista Sound Studios
Fantasia 20001999re-recording mixer
Lau sing yue1999re-recording mixer
Music of the Heart1999re-recording mixer
Teaching Mrs. Tingle1999re-recording mixer
Inspector Gadget1999re-recording mixer
Instinct1999re-recording mixer
10 Things I Hate About You1999re-recording mixer
Holy Man1998re-recording mixer
The Parent Trap1998re-recording mixer
Mulan1998re-recording mixer
Major League: Back to the Minors1998re-recording mixer
Mr. Magoo1997re-recording mixer
Flubber1997re-recording mixer
Telling Lies in America1997re-recording mixer
George of the Jungle1997re-recording mixer
Anna Karenina1997re-recording mixer
Metro1997re-recording mixer
101 Dalmatians1996re-recording mixer
2 Days in the Valley1996re-recording mixer
The Hunchback of Notre Dame1996re-recording mixer
Eddie1996re-recording mixer
Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco1996re-recording mixer
Mr. Holland's Opus1995re-recording mixer
CBS Schoolbreak Special1995TV Series re-recording mixer - 1 episode
Father of the Bride Part II1995re-recording mixer
Operation Dumbo Drop1995re-recording mixer
Runaway Brain1995Short re-recording mixer


The Fantasia Legacy: The Concert Feature2000Video documentary thanks


The Fantasia Legacy: The Concert Feature2000Video documentaryHimself - Recording Engineer


Won Awards

1985Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Film Sound Mixing for a Limited Series or a SpecialSpace (1985)
1984Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Film Sound Mixing for a Limited Series or a SpecialA Streetcar Named Desire (1984)

Nominated Awards

2014Satellite AwardSatellite AwardsBest Sound (Editing & Mixing)Snowpiercer (2013)
2006OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Achievement in Sound MixingThe Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)
1995BAFTA Film AwardBAFTA AwardsBest SoundThe Lion King (1994)
1995C.A.S. AwardCinema Audio Society, USAOutstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for Feature FilmsThe Lion King (1994)
1993OscarAcademy Awards, USABest SoundAladdin (1992)
1992OscarAcademy Awards, USABest SoundBeauty and the Beast (1991)
1989BAFTA Film AwardBAFTA AwardsBest SoundGood Morning, Vietnam (1987)
1987Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Sound Mixing for a Drama SeriesMoonlighting (1985)
1987OscarAcademy Awards, USABest SoundStar Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986)
1985Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Film Sound Mixing for a Limited Series or a SpecialThe Jesse Owens Story (1984)
1985Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Film Sound Mixing for a Limited Series or a SpecialWallenberg: A Hero's Story (1985)
1981Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Film Sound MixingNero Wolfe (1981)
1981Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Film Sound MixingWord of Honor (1981)
1981Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Individual Achievement - Informational ProgrammingNational Geographic Specials (1965)
1980Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Achievement in Film Sound MixingAmber Waves (1980)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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